In the mid 1990's many people were on line, but the internet and the world wide web were still a new phenomenon. This program looks at the new open world of the web. Demonstrations include Eudora, Anarchy, the WELL, WinCIM, InterACT.net, and HoTMetal Pro HTML Editor. Guests include New York Times technology writer John Markoff. Also features a profile of the band Severe Tire Damage, the first band to ever perform live over the internet. Originally broadcast in 1995. Copyright 1995 Stewart... Topics: internet, web, online
If you can send data over the internet, why not voice, and if voice, why not phone calls, and if phone calls, why not video phone calls. This program looks at the new technology of internet telephony or voice over IP (VOIP) and video telephony. Demonstrations include PowWow 3.7, Tribal.com, ClassPoint 1.02, Connectix QuickCam 1.0, Logitech's QuickClip, Best Data Smart One, and ClearPhone. Originally broadcast in 1999. Topics: telephony, video telephony, voice over IP
After hearing about convegence for years, the television and the computer finally started to merge, with video images moving on to the PC and web pages showing up on the TV. This program looks at several internet TV applications including Intel Intercast, First-TV, WebTV, Diba Smart TV, ClearFusion, VDO Live Video Player, Vosaic Browser, @Home, and DirecPC. Guests include Phil Goldman, co-founder of Web TV Networks. Originally broadcast in 1996. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: television, internet, internet tv
Voice over IP is now a hot topic, but telephony over the Internet started to gain steam in the mid 1990s. This program looks at some early examples of VOIP technology. Demonstrations include Quarterdeck Web Phone, VDONet, Infospace, Timecast, NetSpeak, and OnLive Technologies. Guests include Rob Enderle of the GIGA Information Group, Naveen Jain of Infospace, Tony Zuccarino of VDONet, NetSpeak CEO John Staten, and Matt Hulett of Progressive Networks. Originally broadcast in 1996. favoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: voice over IP, VOIP, telephone, internet
It wasn't quite the World Wide Web yet, but everybody started hearing about this thing called "the Internet" in 1993. It was being called the Information Superhighway then. This program looks at the earliest stages of the Internet including Aladdin Systems SITComm, a Macintosh communications program for Internet access, and the WELL (Whole Earth Lectronic Link), an early online community. Also featured is a visit to the former Bell Labs in New Jersey (now Bellcore) for demonstrations...
Highlights of Upside's Internet Showcase conference, shot on location at Laguna Niguel, California. A look at new internet sites, products, and businesses. Featured guests include Novell CEO Eric Schmidt (now chairman of Google), analyst Tim Bajarin, and David Coursey. Originally broadcast in 1997.
French language version of this program. In the mid 1990's many people were on line, but the internet and the world wide web were still a new phenomenon. This program looks at the new open world of the web. Demonstrations include Eudora, Anarchy, the WELL, WinCIM, InterACT.net, and HoTMetal Pro HTML Editor. Guests include New York Times technology writer John Markoff. Also features a profile of the band Severe Tire Damage, the first band to ever perform live over the internet. Originally... Topics: french, france, internet, web, eudora, well, html, severe tire damage
After the Internet was around for a few years, people figured out that it was also a phone system and you could use your web connection to do voice and video communications. This program looks at several early examples including PowWow from Tribal Voice, White Pine's ClassPoint, Windows 95 video conferencing, Connectix Web Cam, ClearPhone, stefcam.com, C-U-SeeMe, camgirl.com, and QuickClip. Originally broadcast in 1998. Topics: voice over IP, video telephony, VOIP
On location coverage of Upside's Internet Showcase conference in San Diego, one of the first trade shows focusing only on internet related products and services. Guests include Bill Joy of Sun Microsystems, Eric Schmidt of Novell (now Chairman of Google), Mark Eppley of Traveling Software, Phillipe Kahn, David Coursey, and Larry Magid. Products introduced here included the TIVO and digital televisions. Originally broadcast in 1999. Topics: internet, showcase, upside
Arabic subtitled version of this program. In the mid 1990's many people were on line, but the internet and the world wide web were still a new phenomenon. This program looks at the new open world of the web. Demonstrations include Eudora, Anarchy, the WELL, WinCIM, InterACT.net, and HoTMetal Pro HTML Editor. Guests include New York Times technology writer John Markoff. Also features a profile of the band Severe Tire Damage, the first band to ever perform live over the internet. Originally... Topics: internet, net, web, well, compuserve, html, markoff
Highlights from Upside's Internet Showcase conference, from Palm Springs, California. A review of new web sites and internet related products. Featured guests include Oracle's Larry Ellison, Mitchell Kertzman of Liberate Technologies, syndicated columnist Larry Magid, AT&T CTO David Nagel, and Tim Bajarin of Creative Strategies. Originally broadcast in 2000. Copyright 2000 Stewart Cheifet Productions. Topics: Episode year: 2000, Conferences: Showcase Special
Highlights of the Internet Showcase conference produced by Upside magazine. Shot on location in Palm Springs, California. Featured guests include ABC's Sam Donaldson, Oracle's Larry Ellison, Peter Lewis of the New York Times, Michael Miller of PC magazine, Tim Bajarin of Creative Strategies, and AT&T CTO David Nagel. Originally broadcast in 2000. Copyright 2000 Stewart Cheifet Productions. Topics: Episode year: 2000, Conferences: Showcase Special, Voice Reconigtion, Internet News, e-commerce
A look at early online shopping sites including Amazon, onsale.com, CyberCash, NetRadio, Verisign and Cybergold. Guests include Jeff Bezos, Jerry Kaplan, Magdalena Yesil, Gina Klein Jorasch and Robert Griggs. Originally broadcast in 1996. Copyright 1996 Stewart Cheifet Productions. Topics: amazon, online shopping, jeff bezos, cybergold, netradio, verisign, onsale.com
An early Computer Chronicles episode from the first season in 1984 featuring Steve Wozniak, Adam Osborne, Lore Harp, and Gene Amdahl. They discuss what it was like to do a tech startup in 1984. Hosted by Stewart Cheifet and Gary Kildall. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: osborne, wozniak, trilogy, vector graphics, amdahl, vector graphics, paperback software, trilogy,...
In part two of our coverage of the European Technology Roundtable and Exhibition in Rome, we start off with the telecom meltdown and why you still can't get low-cost broadband connections to the Internet. Topics: Broadband, Episode year: 2001, Government, Conferences: ETRE, Trademark Issues
This week we continue with part two in our series on how religious groups, other non-profits or community groups can use the computer and the Internet to better run their organizations. Topics: Episode year: 2001, Religion, Companies: Oracle
In our final installment of our three part series on technology and the church, we continue to tell you about how churches, other non-profits or community groups can use computers and the Internet to better run their organizations. Topics: Episode year: 2001, Religion, Music
With the growing sophistication of the Internet, colleges and universities started to build an online curriculum to enable students to take credit classes on the web. This program looks at several examples including collegenet.com, virtualu.ca.gov, unex.berkeley.edu, digitalthink.com, and the Cisco Networking Academy. Originally broadcast in 1997. Topics: CollegeNET, Intel, Cisco, UC Berkeley, Cal, California Virtual University
The computer and the Internet provided powerful new tools for individual investors that started to level the playing field. This program looks at several investment applications including Value Screen Investment Survey, Prodigy Online Information Services, Windows on Wall Street 2.1, WealthBuilder, Plan Ahead Your Financial Future, Schwab's Street Smart, and MetaStock. Originally broadcast in 1995.
On location coverage of the annual winter Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Products introduced at the show include the new Pentium MMX processors, televisions and phones that act as internet terminals, new web audio devices, handheld digital players, and an innovative approach to networking from IBM called the PAN or personal area network. Originally broadcast in 1997. Copyright 1997 Stewart Cheifet Productions. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: consumer electronics, trade show, CES
We tell you the tools and the software needed so you can claim your spot on the Internet. From importing pictures to your site to advertising to help pay for your site and tell you all about it. [Episode #1907, First broadcast: 2/27/2001] Topics: Episode year: 2001, Companies: Macromedia, Companies: Adobe
In the early days of the Internet, sites were slow and it was hard to find what you were looking for. This program offered some advice on how to have a better online experience. Demonstrations included Cyber Patrol, Web Trader, Netiquette, Lycos, HTML Guide, and the first version of Sun's Java. Guests include Sun Microsystems chief scientist John Gage. Originally broadcast in 1996. Copyright 1996 Stewart Cheifet Productions. Topics: cyber, java, lycos
A look at the growing business of electronic commerce based on computers and the internet. Demonstrations include VISA's Secure Electronic Transaction technology, NetGuide, coolshopping.com, Netconex, the Internet Travel Network, and Personalogic. Originally broadcast in 1997. Topics: electronic commerce, online shopping, ecommerce
Apple's Hypercard 2.0 brought new sophistication to the concept of hypertext, and laid the groundwork for the powerful Internet concept of hyperlinks. This program looks at new hypertext based applications including Hypercard 2.0, Hyperties 3.0, Spinnaker's PLUS 2.0, and Guide 3.0. Originally broadcast in 1990. favoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Episode Year: 1990, Television Programs, Computers: History, Hypertext, Hypercard, Apple
The Internet is changing the world of radio as thousands of radio stations around the world go on line. This program reviews the latest in web radio, including web only stations. Demonstrations include Imagine Radio, Spinner.com, and GEEK Radio. Guests include DJ "Davey D" and his "HipHop Corner". Originally broadcast in May 1999. Copyright 1999 Stewart Cheifet Productions. Topic: Episode year: 1999
A review of the growing use of the internet and computers in political campaigns. This show looks at the use of sophisticated databases to create voter mailing lists, campaign strategy software, online political activism, and campaign management tools. Produced during the election year of 1996.
A review of the use of personal computers and the Internet in political campaigns, including a comparison of candidate web sites, a look inside a Senatorial campaign, and the prospects of on-line voting. Produced during the 2000 elections campaign season. Topics: Episode year: 2000, Politics
As the Internet became a standard for business and personal communication, everyone had to have a web site. This program looks at some of the tools available in the late nineties for creating your own web site and some of the key issues facing web site designers. Products covered include Backstage Internet Studio from Macromedia; WebImage and I Spy from Group 42, V*Realm Builder from Integrated Data Systems, and Cosmo Player. Also, a visit to the Web Design and Development Exhibition in San... Topics: macromedia, atomic vision, web desing, VRML
As the Internet evolved, the big buzzword became "push", as in push information down to you and not wait for you pull it up. This program looks at several approaches to push technology including Castanet, PointCast, BackWeb, Netscape Netcaster, and Incisa. Guests include Marimba President and CEO Kim Polese. Originally broadcast in 1997. Topics: push, marimba, polese
The Internet has created a place where it is easy to find information and art to share. But what about copyright issues? Is everything free for the asking online? We'll show you software to protect your own site from being copied without your permission as well as discuss the latest issues involving newspapers and magazines re-printing their own articles online. Topics: Episode year: 2000, Companies: Adobe, Legal Issues, Music
People are turning to their computers and the internet for advice on every conceivable topic, including how to be a parent. This program looks at several resources for parenting. Demonstrations include parentsplus.com, parenting-qa.com, thecybermom.com, abcparenting.com, French Now!, Math Heads, Maurice Ashley Teaches Chess, and EN-parent.com. Guests include Roberta Furger, author of "Does Jane Compute: Preserving Our Daughter's Place in the Cyber Revolution" and Pam Dixon, author of... Topics: parent, children, daughter
On location coverage of the annual European Technology Roundtable Exhibition conference in Berlin. Leading technology executives and journalists from around the world gather to discuss the future of computer and internet technology. Guests include Fortune's David Kirkpatrick, Roel Pieper of Tandem, Eric Benhamou of 3Com, Michael Rogers of Newsweek, venture capitalist John Shock, conference host Alex Vieux, Marco Landi of Apple, and Stan Shih of Acer. Originally broadcast in 1996. Copyright 1996... Topics: europe, conference, germany
As the Internet continued to take hold, new hangouts called cyber cafes started opening up where you could surf the web and just pay by the minute. This program looks at the first wave of internet cafes in Boston and San Francisco. Originally broadcast in 1996. Topics: cyber, internet, cafe
French language version of this program. The advent of the internet meant people could now start communicating and collaborating over the web. This program looks at several early examples of virtual meeting technology. Demonstrations include Cross Ties for Workgroups, Groupware for Windows from Ventana, HP's OmniShare, CU-See Me, Intel's ProShare 200, the Sharevision PC3000 from Creative Labs, VIVO 320 from Vivo Software, AT&T's VideoPhone, and Sony's Magic Link PDA. Guests include Andrew... Topics: groupware, sony, at&t, seybold, proshare
More and more people are turning to the Internet to help further their education. We'll be bringing you highlights from some of these great online educational websites and meet some of the people involved. Topics: Episode year: 2001, Society: Education
Online travel is the most successful e-commerce product on the Internet and Computer Chronicles shows you how to find the best deals when purchasing this hot travel commodity. Topics: Episode year: 2002, Online Travel, e-commerce, Music
We will show you the basics of how to find MP3's on the net, portable mp3 players, and how to burn your own music CDs. Episode #1904, First broadcast: 10/9/2001. Copyright 2001 Stewart Cheifet Productions. Topics: Episode year: 2001, Episode year: 2000, Music, Companies: Compaq
The European Technology Roundtable Exposition, (ETRE), a gathering of the most prominent computer CEO's and analysts, was hosted by Dasar and held in Monaco recently. Computer Chronicles goes on location to meet the leaders of high-tech, to talk about Internet's influence, and the general future of e-commerce. Topics: Episode year: 2000, Episode year: 1999, Conferences: ETRE
This week, Computer Chronicles concludes its coverage of the 1999 European Technology Roundtable Exhibition, (ETRE), from Monte Carlo with an in-depth interview of Bill Gates of Microsoft. favorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Episode year: 2000, Episode year: 1999, Conferences: ETRE
This week we're going to help you preserve your privacy in the wired world. We cover the topic of cookies and we look at ways to browse the Web anonymously. We even look at proper conduct in a chatroom. [Episode #1817, First broadcast: 1/9/2001] Topics: Episode year: 2001, Legal Issues
The big topic of discussion was the future of the economy and lots of optimism comes from the tech industry experts about opportunities for growth now that the economy has hit bottom. Topics: Episode year: 2001, Conferences: Etre, Virus, Jounalism
"I told you so." In 2001, Silicon Valley experts doubted that Carly Fiorina's plan for HP to acquire Compaq would work. See their comments in this special program covering the European Technology Roundtable and Exhibition in Rome. Copyright 2002 Stewart Cheifet Productions. Topics: hp, hewlett packard, compaq, Microsoft, Dell, carly fiorina, Bill Gates, Michael Dell, Conferences:...
Most home PC users use their telephone line to connect to the Internet. But there are other options. We'll look at cable, DSL, and satellite connections as well as the latest high-speed telephone modems to help you find a faster way to get online. Topics: Episode year: 2000, Broadband
The advent of the computer and the internet provided a totally new platform for story telling. This program looks at a new paradigm for novelists using interactive technology. Demonstrations include writers.net, hooked.net, thetherapist.com, writers.com, and the Alsop Review. Also features collaborative fiction and cyber comics. Guests include cybernovelists Gary Gach, Chris Werby, Mark Dahlby, and Jaimes Alsop. Originally broadcast in 1997. Topics: writers, novels, collaboration
As email became the killer application on the internet, products proliferated offering a variety of new email functionality. This program looks at Bigfoot, 411, ConnectSoft's Email Connection, Microsoft Outlook, HoTMaiL, JFax, Eudora Pro 3.0, PaperPort, Aloha Greetings, and PGP. Originally broadcast in 1997. Topics: email, outlook, eudora
Our annual review of the coolest new high-tech gadgets for the holiday season. Products covered include Connectix Color Quick Cam, Fieldworks Rugged Laptop FW7600, NetObject's Fusion, Symantec's Internet FastFind, MetaTool's Kai's Power Goo, Broderbund's Logical Journey of the Zoombinis, Ecco Pro, Neverhood, NewsCatcher, NHL 97, Polaroid's Photo Pad Scanner, Epson's Photo PC Camera, AT&T's Pocket Net Phone, Pyst, Quake, Quick View Plus, Surfman, The Mind Drive, VocalTec's Internet Phone,... Topics: consumer, computer, gadget
Arabic subtitled version of this program. The digital revolution changed the practice of journalism. This program looks at how journalists are using computers and the Internet. Segments include CNN Newsroom Global View, the San Jose Mercury's Mercury Center on AOL, Prodigy's Journalist application, Newsweek Interactive, the JFK Assassinatin CD-ROM, a visit to the MIT Media Lab, and CNBC's Private Financial Network (PFN) online service. Guests include Michael Rogers of Newsweek. Originally... Topics: rogers, cnn, cnbc, newsweek, MIT, media lab, digital, journalism
What will day-to-day life be like when our homes are wired, when we all have broadband pipes, and when everything that surrounds us has been transformed from the world of atoms to the world of bits? Topics: Episode year: 2000, Interactive TV, Companies: AOL, Music, Networking, Security